New hospital opens in isolated area of southern Haiti
Share via Email
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A new hospital opened Monday in a remote section of southern Haiti where residents once had to travel for hours on rutted roads to reach a relatively well equipped medical
In a statement, the
A U.S. organization in Kentucky and Ohio called Mercy Health provided $2 million for construction costs.
Haiti's health ministry will provide technical and support staff. Local community members donated the land for the facility.
Dr. Dianne Jean Francois, CMMB's country director in Haiti, said the hospital will "strengthen the local health system in a long-term and sustainable way."